Washington Mystics

Elena Delle Donne warms up by dribbling a basketball on the Mystics' practice court.

How Elena Delle Donne is approaching her first healthy offseason in five years

By Jenn Hatfield / September 24, 2022

The plan for managing her surgically repaired back worked in 2022, and she hopes to be even better in 2023

Four images of All-WNBA selections in a collage: on the top-left, a shot of Las Vegas point guard Kelsey Plum from behind, holding her follow-through as the ball falls through the hoop, with fans in the background celebrating but out of focus; on the top-right, Phoenix Mercury point guard Skylar Diggins-Smith drives from the key past Connecticut Sun combo guard Natisha Hiedeman, who is falling over towards her; on the bottom-left, Los Angeles Sparks big Nneka Ogwumike jogs up the court while pointing ahead; on the bottom-right, a shot of New York Liberty combo guard Sabrina Ionescu from behind, holding a finger up while looking out towards her teammates and Washington Mystics players

The Next’s 2022 WNBA Awards: All-WNBA

By Em Adler / September 14, 2022

The Next’s official 2022 WNBA awards wrapping up with All-WNBA

Washington Mystics forward Myisha Hines-Allen reacts to a call with a look of surprise, pressing her hands to her face.

Washington Mystics’ Myisha Hines-Allen undergoes knee surgery

By Jenn Hatfield / September 9, 2022

Hines-Allen is expected to be out 3-4 months after partial patellar tendon repair


Locked on Women’s Basketball: What’s next for Elena Delle Donne, Alysha Clark and the Washington Mystics?

By The Next / August 25, 2022

Howard and Jenn discuss how the Mystics’ first-round playoff series ended too quickly and more

Washington Mystics point guard Natasha Cloud high-fives her teammates as she is introduced in the starting lineup before a game against the Seattle Storm at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on July 30, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

‘Warrior’ Natasha Cloud can’t save Washington Mystics from painful playoff exit

By Jenn Hatfield / August 23, 2022

‘They were just a little bit better all the way around’

Storm point guard Sue Bird (10) sets up a pass around Mystics center Shakira Austin (0). Austin holds her right arm up to try and block the passing lane.

Daily Briefing — Aug. 22, 2022: Mystified Mystics miss the mark — Seattle Storm eliminate Washington

By Isabel Rodrigues / August 22, 2022

Wings force Game 3 against the Sun, James Wade wins Executive of the Year

Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins kneels on the court after failing to prevent an errant pass from going out of bounds.

Film room: How the Storm defense stonewalled the Mystics in Game 1

By Em Adler / August 20, 2022

There truly are no answers for the Storm defense

Washington Mystics forward/guard Elena Delle Donne (11) shoots over Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart (30) during a game at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on July 30, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

Finally healthy for the playoffs, Elena Delle Donne has a ‘dominating’ Game 1 performance

By Jenn Hatfield / August 19, 2022

But Delle Donne and the Mystics couldn’t write the storybook ending

Dallas Wings wing Marina Mabrey (3) tries to wrestle the ball from Connecticut Sun big Jonquel Jones (35). Wings big Satou Sabally (0) defends Jones opposite Mabrey.

Daily Briefing — Aug. 19, 2022: SUN SHOWERS — Seattle Storm narrowly beat Mystics in epic first-round clash

By Isabel Rodrigues / August 19, 2022

The Wings flew too close to the Connecticut Sun

Washington Mystics forward Myisha Hines-Allen drives to the basket during a game against the Las Vegas Aces at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 2, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

How Washington’s Myisha Hines-Allen found her footing in a season of adjustments

By Jenn Hatfield / August 18, 2022

Hines-Allen has filled practically every role for the Mystics this season, and now she’s putting them all together to be her best self